Increasing Representation of Effectively Managed Marine Ecosystems in the Protected Area System

Project Summary

To improve the management effectiveness - including operational effectiveness and ecosystem representation - of Azerbaijan’s coastal and marine protected area system, with due consideration for its overall sustainability, including ecological, institutional and financial sustainability.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
72,136 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,291,500 USD
Co-financing Total
6,491,069 USD
GEF Agency Fees
129,150 USD
Total Cost 7,854,705.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Nov 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
27 Mar 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Jul 2013
Project closed